Q&A with Adam Leech: Hobo Nickel History & Artform Clad in a tie-dye Misfits T-shirt bearing the legend “Punks Not Dead,” Adam Leech doesn’t exactly fit the type for a historian or a practitioner of a centuries-old art form. He shows up to talk with COCO on a vintage scooter speckled with spray paint logos […]
Stitched Together from the Past: The History & Restoration of Ivywild A cool breeze blows down into the dale; chilly for the time of year. High above the plains to the East, on a hill at the foot of the Mountain of the Sun, Tava—or “Pikes Peak,” as the pioneers since called it—is a quiet […]
Are you looking for a impersonal, brand-oriented restaurant with an extensive menu of hard-to-pronounce exotic foods? Then Juniper Valley Ranch Dining Room does not fit that criteria. Situated 15 miles south of Colorado Springs on highway 115, Juniper Valley Ranch Dining Room lies serenely nestled amidst the dappled, rolling mountains of the picturesque stretch between […]
General Palmer would spent many days developing his home nestled in the valley near Garden of the Gods. His estate grew into a property that includes a castle, carriage house and beautiful gardens. Today, Glen Eyrie is a reminder of the rich heritage of the Colorado Springs region and the generous legacy of our city’s founder.
At 101 years old, he is thought to be the oldest living Pearl Harbor Survivor. He resides in Colorado Springs, where he continues to be active in the community and in the work of The Navigators. In honor of the 73rd anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, Lt. Downing tells historian Susan Fletcher about his remarkable life.
Within the Special Collections facility at Colorado College’s Tutt Library, the public can explore rare books, special editions, personal manuscripts and all material forms of the archived written word, with many items dating back to before 1882.